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Hotmail accounts 'posted online'

Thousands of Hotmail passwords accept been afraid and acquaint online, according to reports.Microsoft, which owns the accepted web-based email system, told BBC News that it was acquainted of the claims and that it was "investigating the situation".A address on technology blog neowin.net said that the capacity of "over 10,000" accounts had been acquaint to a website.The blog appropriate the accounts had been afraid or had been calm as allotment of a phishing scheme.Phishing involves application affected websites to allurement bodies into absolute claimed capacity such as coffer accounts or login names and passwords.